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15
MAR
2017

A Safety Conscious Team

Many of our newsletters and blogs concern safety in the workplace. It is paramount to a successful and profitable business. As you know, people are the heart of any business. And keeping them safe means keeping them safety conscious. A recent article in MSW Management magazine...
15
FEB
2017

Getting The Proper Training For Employees

A couple of months ago, we mentioned in our blog/newsletter that certain employee training is required by regulatory agencies (EPA, OSHA, and DOT)  Employers who fail to provide this training are at risk for stiff fines, penalties or worse. Several of our managers at Safeway...
23
JAN
2017

The Importance of Maintenance

A recent article in MSW Management caught our attention because it truly hits home…no matter what business you’re in. Every manufacturer/business has its own operating standards and specifications. For most companies, this includes standard maintenance schedules which are...
19
DEC
2016

Employees Preparing Hazardous Waste Materials For Shipment

Most employers know their business well. They know their competitors, know how best to build their products and they know how to successfully get their product to the customer. What most employers DON’T know is that if they have employees who prepare hazardous materials for...
21
NOV
2016

Finding The Right Balance

Many of the articles featured on our blog are based on personal experiences. As we have bid and executed our field services cleaning projects over the last 24 years, both Safeway and our customers have learned much. Our field services managers or owner look at each job so that we...
17
OCT
2016

Workplace Safety: Most Frequently Cited Violations

Without our valuable employees, most businesses would fail to exist. Please remember that safety mindedness should begin with the employer! Each year, in October, OSHA releases a preliminary list of the (10) most frequently cited safety violations for the fiscal year. The list is...
17
SEP
2016

Hazardous Waste Disposal

There are more than 500,000 shipments of hazardous waste materials every day. And there are specific guidelines and rules in place to make sure all these shipments are completed in a proper and safe manner. The majority of these shipments are transported by trucks that make up...
15
AUG
2016

New Global Harmonizing System In Effect

The new Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is now in effect. All chemicals shipped by manufacturers and distributors should now meet the OSHA GHS requirements and the packaging, marking and labeling requirements for hazardous materials...
28
JUL
2016

The Truth About Confined Spaces

Based on years of gathering information on confined space fatalities and also on testimony of the hazards involved, the Final Rule for Permit-Required Confined Spaces became effective on April of 1993. Since the rule applies to all general industry, a performance-oriented...
20
JUN
2016

Non-Hazardous Does Not Mean Harmless

Many companies generate only non-regulated non-hazardous wastes from their processes. Do not be lulled into a false sense of security. Non-hazardous does not mean harmless! There are federal, state and even local regulations regarding the treatment processes for these types of...